Notable NYC: 6/6–6/12

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Saturday 6/6: Amy Elizabeth Bishop, Sarah Jean Grimm, Ashleigh Lambert, Nina Puro, and Chelsea Werner-Jatzke celebrate the latest issue of H-NGM-N. Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop, 7 p.m., free.

Sunday 6/7: Bill Roorbach and Heidi Pitlor discuss their new novels with Kathy Pories, senior editor at Algonquin. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

David Shafer reads Whiskey Tango Foxtrot. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Monday 6/8: Marlon James, Shya Scanlon, Mary-Beth Hughes, Adam Fitzgerald, Angel Nafis, and Jai Chakgrabarti kick off the Franklin Park summer season. Franklin Park, 8 p.m., free.

Jami Attenberg launches her latest novel, Saint Mazie, along with Rosie Schaap. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Joshua Cohen reads his latest novel, Book of Numbers, about a billionaire technocrat. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Tuesday 6/9: Kate Walbert reads The Sunken Cathedral. 192 Books, 7 p..m, free.

Sheri Fink, Rob Spillman, and Mark Slouka join the Big Umbrella Reading Series. 2A Upstairs, 8 p.m., free.

Michelle Goldberg reads The Goddess Pose. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Vendela Vida reads The Driver’s Clothes Lie Empty, a novel about a wayward protagonist. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Elissa Schappell talks with Peaches about What Else is in The Teaches of Peaches. Word Brooklyn, 7 p.m., book purchased recommended.

Lev Grossman and Choire Sicha discuss The Magician’s Land. McNally Jackson, 8 p.m., free.

Sophie McManus and Joshua Henkin discuss The Unfortunates, McManus’s debut novel about a pharmaceutical drug scandal. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.

Wednesday 6/10: Lucy Ives, Michael Ives, and Wil Weitzel celebrate the release of the latest issue of Conjunctions. Greenlight Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., free.

Kate Atkinson reads A God in Ruins. B&N Union Square, 7 p.m., in-store book purchase recommended.

Mecca Jamilah Sullivan and Tiphanie Yanique discuss Sullivan’s short story collection Blue Talk and Love. Center for Fiction, 7 p.m., free.

Amy King, Metta Sama, Lynn Melnick, and Camille Rankine join the Atlas reading series. Local 61, 7 p.m., free.

Thursday 6/11: Edward Mullany celebrates the release of his new book The Three Sunrises along with Paula Bomer, Safia Jama, and Emily Toder. WORD Brooklyn, 7 p.m., free.

Monica McClure joins the My Teenage Dream Ended reading series. Over the Eight, 8 p.m., free.

Lucas Mann discusses his memoir Lord Fear with Leslie Jamison. McNally Jackson, 7 p.m., free.

Tao Lin and Mira Gonzalez launch Selected Tweets with DJs Meredith Graves and Jenn Pelly. Powerhouse Arena, 7 p.m., free.

Jessamyn Hope reads Safekeeping. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.

Ed Lin, Roddy Bogawa, Sam Chanse, Cindy Cheung, Thad Rutkowski, and Zoë Ruiz celebrate Kaya Press with a fundraiser. 155 Rivington, 7 p.m., $35.

Friday 6/12: Sandra Beasley reads her collection of poems Count the Waves. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.


Ian MacAllen is the author of Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American (Rowman & Littlefield, April 2022). His writing has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, Southern Review of Books, The Offing, 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, and elsewhere. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →